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KadenAveryMohamed   Equality and Equity

Massachusetts has the second highest percentage of LGBT people in the nation. A new report provides fresh data and insights into this diverse, vibrant, strong community.


The Work of Leisure  

The Work of Leisure

Learn the top takeaways from the first major report on the Leisure, Hospitality & Tourism industry in Massachusetts in nearly 30 years. Spoiler alert: The industry is huge, employing more than 1 in 10 of all workers and generating $69.4 billion in economic activity.


DeanGalea   Stories of Far-Reaching Health Inequity

Do social divides kill? That’s the provocative question posed at to a Boston Foundation gathering of partners in the area of health and wellness.


OrlandoWatkins   A Conversation with Orlando Watkins, Part I

“The city is doing so well financially, but … actually it’s creating more stress and pressure and burdens on low-income communities of colors,” says Boston Foundation Vice President for Programs.


HealingCircle   How a Community Health Center Became a Racial Justice Organization

Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center has been taking on one of the most painful and complex issues we face as a city—racial reconciliation and healing—and doing it with a brave group of young people.


EarlyChildhoodforum   Early Childhood Policy: The Road Ahead

A roundtable discussion brought together leaders and advocates to discuss the status and future of support for the pre-K population and the educational and caregiving workforce that serves it.

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ImmigrantGirl   Kids in Need of Defense

All eyes are on the border with Mexico these days, but for the last decade, KIND has been quietly providing expert, compassionate legal services to children caught in the U.S. immigration system.


EdTalks photo   Boston EdTalks 2018

WGBH was the setting for the the 7th annual Boston EdTalks, which celebrated teacher-led innovation by providing a platform for talented area teachers to share their work and ideas.


SoniGupta   Introducing Soni Gupta

The Boston Foundation’s new Director of Neighborhoods & Housing “is uniquely suited to the challenge of strengthening our community’s neighborhoods and promoting affordable housing for all of our city’s residents.”


RevJohnBorders   Collaborate Boston 2018 winners

Generations are uniting for change by exploring urban agriculture, mentoring, storytelling, dance and resilience through this special initiative of the Boston Foundation.


KennedySchool_Pozen   Pozen and Deval Patrick Prizes Awarded

Two awards recognize excellence in education—from innovation in K-12 education to community colleges working with employers to build career pathways for their students.


TheBASE   There at the Beginning

The Boston Foundation gave a critical early grant of $230,000 to help launch The BASE, which empowers student athletes to achieve their full potential on and off the field. 


Board of Directors
Zamawa Arenas
Andrew J. Arnott
Vanessa Calderone-Rosado
Brian Conway
Pam Eddinger
Sandra Edgerley, Chair
Michael R. Eisenson
Grace Fey
Paul C. Gannon
Rev. Gregory G. Groover
Paul W. Lee
Linda Mason, Vice Chair
Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan
J. Keith Motley
Peter Nessen
Ronald P. O’Hanley 
Dwight Poler
Greg Shell
Scott Squillace, Esq. 
C.A. Webb
Paul S. Grogan, ex officio
Senior Staff
Paul S. Grogan, President and CEO 

Stephen Chan
Vice President for Strategy and Operations

Orlando Watkins
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Kate R. Guedj
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Keith A. Mahoney
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